Despite the elimination of pregame and halftime performances, the Rocket Marching Band remains productive and creative this fall.
Oliver Hazard band members (l-r) Mike Belazis, Griffin McCulloch and Devin East in the stands at Fifth Third Field, where they will play a concert on Thursday, September 24. Photo credit: Nick Corbin. The easygoing melodies of Waterville band Oliver Hazard will make history on Thursday, September 24 as the first band to perform
Religion. According to Oxford Languages, the top definition of the noun “religion” comprises “the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods.” But in the 21st Century, the language authority’s tertiary definition of religion seems better suited to encompass a broader application of the word, as “a pursuit
Culture Clash Records owner Tim Friedman is no stranger to challenges. And along with so many other small business owners, navigating the COVID pandemic while managing the day-to-day of retail is likely one of the biggest he has faced so far. However, seeing an opportunity, Friedman recently announced plans to relocate to 912 Monroe Street
Toledo native performer BONAVEGA made his national television debut in the second episode of America’s Got Talent’s 15th season.
By Tanner Wertz As they say in show business, “the show must go on!” However, most forms of entertainment since March have been canceled or postponed due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Despite these challenging times, many performers have gotten more creative by releasing more music online, streaming in-home performances, starting podcasts, etc. to keep
We like to think that history includes everyone worth knowing — that time has a way of letting mediocrity fall away, leaving only the greatest or most important. But that’s rarely the whole story. Music, in a way, is particularly prone to this kind of selective memory, often considered a progression of regional sounds like
Even though COVID-19 has put a kibosh on many area traditions this summer, the Metroparks’ “Jazz in the Garden” program continues, albeit in a digital format. Metroparks Toledo has hosted “Virtual Jazz in the Garden” on its webpage every Thursday, encouraging viewers to settle into their own home gardens and get a bit of the
Eager to enjoy a little nightlife? Music lovers can still enjoy tunes while social-distancing at a variety of local restaurants and bars. Here’s a handful of venues that are currently hosting, or have hosted, live music. Check their Facebook pages for updates, as changes and adjustments to the schedule are frequent. If you know of
Have you missed having the chance to head to the bar for some great music from a house band? We have some good news. Live music is back, thanks to the new Director’s Dine Safe Ohio Order. Now that on-site dining is beginning to resume, live musicians, bands and disc jockeys have permission to play
While we are all relegated to the world of online content on our couches, for the time being, it’s nice to remember the sheer amount of songwriting talent we have in our area. Here’s a short collection of sets and songs from your local musicians. All of them were filmed pre-COVID, but we’re hoping it
The University of Toledo’s College of Arts and Letters has launched a new series of short videos, showcasing faculty sharing what gives them joy.